Lefty Grove pitches Lizards 1 past Crusaders, 2-1


Stormin' Lizards 1 2, Eastern Wallach Crusaders 1
Game 150

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Crusaders 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 ? 3 ? 0 ?
Lizards 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 2 ? 7 ? 1 ?
W: Grove, L. (19-14)
L: Henry, B. (13-7)
S: Hoffman, T. (38)
HR: K.Griffey Jr.(51st)


Lefty Grove came through with a solid 8 innings as the Stormin' Lizards 1 defeated the Eastern Wallach Crusaders by a score of 2 to 1 at Forbes Field '65.

Stormin' had 2 runs cross the plate in the 4th inning when they had 3 base hits. They would hold up as the winning runs. Eastern Wallach had a chance to come back in the 9th but they came up short.

Grove(19-14) went 8 innings allowing 1 run for the victory. Grove got help from Trevor Hoffman who was credited with his 38th save. The loss was charged to Butch Henry(13-7).

When questioned about the loss, Manager Jim Leyland said, 'The fans got to see an exciting game out there this afternoon. Unfortunately, we couldn't get it done this time. Next time, though, we'll be the clubhouse with all the smiles.'


at Forbes Field '65


Eastern Wallach Crusaders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
N. Lajoie 2B 4 0 2 0 .327
D. Snider CF 4 0 0 0 .270
B. Dickey C 3 0 0 0 .269
C. Pena 1B 4 0 0 0 .252
S. Collins LF 3 0 0 0 .261
L. Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 .364
   C - J. Tamargo PH 1 0 0 0 .179
K. Griffey Jr. RF 3 1 1 1 .268
B. Adams 3B 3 0 0 0 .213
R. McMillan SS 3 0 0 0 .209
B. Henry P 2 0 0 0 .167
   A - B. Powell LF 1 0 0 0 .274
Totals 31 1 3 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Henry (L, 13-7) 6.2 6 2 2 0 0 0 87 4.74
L. Arroyo 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 17 3.89
Totals 8 7 2 2 0 2 0

Stormin' Lizards 1

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Speaker CF 4 0 0 0 .297
M. Cochrane C 4 1 2 0 .277
H. Duffy LF 4 1 2 0 .355
S. Thompson RF 3 0 1 0 .331
   B - M. Edwards RF 1 0 0 0 .169
A. Carey 3B 3 0 1 1 .257
J. Beckley 1B 2 0 0 1 .295
B. Wallace SS 3 0 0 0 .258
S. Alomar 2B 3 0 1 0 .169
L. Grove P 3 0 0 0 .133
T. Hoffman P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 2 7 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
L. Grove (W, 19-14) 8 3 1 1 0 4 1 105 4.23
T. Hoffman (S, 38) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 17 1.24
Totals 9 3 1 1 1 5 1


A-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Henry In 7th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (RF) For Thompson In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Arroyo In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 41,283
T- 2:19
LEFT ON BASE- Crusaders: 4 Lizards 1: 5
DOUBLE PLAYS- Crusaders: 0 Lizards 1: 0
ERRORS- L.Grove
HOME RUNS- K.Griffey Jr.(51st)
SACRIFICE FLIES- J.Beckley
WALKS- B.Dickey
STRIKE OUTS- N.Lajoie, D.Snider-2, C.Pena, K.Griffey Jr., M.Cochrane, L.Grove










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